Press Release

Smithbucklin Event Sales Professional Selected as Emerging Leader by Professional Convention Management Association   

Dec. 4, 2023

CHICAGO— Smithbucklin is pleased to announce Lindsay Krehbiel, an event sales coordinator on Smithbucklin’s Sales Services team, was selected by the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) as a member of the 2024 class of the annual “20 in Their Twenties” program.

The PCMA “20 in Their Twenties” program recognizes emerging leaders from the next generation of global business event professionals.

Since joining Smithbucklin a year ago, Krehbiel has demonstrated her commitment to association events through excellent service, leadership, and teamwork to achieve common goals. She consistently brings creative thinking and problem solving to her tasks and responsibilities and is an effective communicator across all levels of the organization.

“Smithbucklin congratulates Lindsay on this well-deserved recognition and is proud to have her as a valuable member of the team,” said Tom Myers, Senior Vice President, Sales Services, Smithbucklin. “The honor awarded by PCMA reflects Smithbucklin’s commitment to nurturing and celebrating emerging talent within the association events industry.”

Beyond her professional achievements, Krehbiel is also a member of C3 (Connect + Celebrate = Community), a Smithbucklin employee-led volunteer community that works to connect their peers through special events and experiences that build relationships both in and beyond the Smithbucklin office.

Krehbiel extends her passion for community engagement as a coach for junior high school basketball and volleyball, where she imparts not only her love for the game but also valuable knowledge and leadership skills to her student athletes.

Krehbiel will be recognized with the class of 2024 at PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2024 (CL24) event in San Diego on Jan. 7-10.

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